Whatsapp web officially made available for PCs through a web client. The dark mode has emerged as the most demanded feature among WhatsApp users globally. But today WABetaInfo ready to provide a way to enable it before the official release.
There is no word on when WhatsApp will roll out dark mode for the web users. Facebook has rolled out a dark mode feature for its website across the world. This feature was first announced in the F8 conference this year.
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“We have published an article about the development of the Dark Theme on WhatsApp Web. The feature is still under development, but today we’re ready to provide a way to enable it before the official release,” WABetaInfo wrote on its page on Saturday.
The dark mode is currently available for Android and iOS as of late. You can either enable dark mode whenever you open the WhatsApp Web or use the app which received the support for dark mode earlier this year.
Whatsapp web Overview
The WhatsApp user’s handset must still connect to the Internet for the browser application to function. All major desktop browsers supported except for Internet Explorer. WhatsApp Web’s user interface based on the default Android one. Facebook-owned WhatsApp has been the most popular messaging platform to date with more than two billion users worldwide, and its dark theme is the most anticipated feature.
As of January 21, 2015, the desktop version was only available to Android, BlackBerry, and Windows Phone users. Later on, it also added support for iOS, Nokia Series 40, and Nokia S60. An unofficial derivative called WhatsAppTime has been developed, which is a standard Win32 application for PCs and supports notifications through the Windows notification area.
Steps to enable dark mode
- Go to web.whatsapp.com and right-click on the space outside the chat.
- Click on “inspect.”
- Alternatively, you can also press ctrl+shift+I to open browser console.
- Press ctrl+f to find Press ctrl+f to find body class= “web” string
- .Double click on “web” and add “dark” to it, so the string becomes body class=” web dark.”
- Hit enter to apply the string, and WhatsApp Web will now use the dark theme.
Facebook-owned WhatsApp and Instagram will also place shortcuts within the apps to start hosting a video conference. One day, after Facebook started rolling out the Messenger Rooms, a shortcut was spotted on WhatsApp’s latest beta version. Tapping on the Rooms icon will present an introduction to explain the new feature. The instant messaging application has even added a shortcut in the calls tab.